M-O-T-I-V-A-T-I-O-N the act or an instance of motivating, or providing with a reason to act in a certain way; the state or condition of being motivated or having a strong reason to act or accomplish something I-N-S-P-I-R-A-T-I-O-N stimulation or arousal of the mind, feelings, etc, to special or unusual activity or creativity When a New … Continue reading Finding Inspiration & Motivation to Be Active Everyday
I’ve been thinking about this for a while now... The first time in my adult life that I believe I became conscious of breathing was when I started taking yoga. I couldn’t for the life of me get into the poses AND inhale and exhale simultaneously - I was always holding my breath from the … Continue reading The Key to Fitness? Just Breathe – Posture, Core & Meditating More
Sometimes it takes awhile to visit those destinations that are closest to home (and for reference I mean within a two to four hour drive). Being in California, we’ve tackled a few of them including Mammoth, Temecula, Palm Springs, LA, Santa Barbara, San Diego and a few jaunts up and down the PCH. This … Continue reading Family Trip to Big Bear, CA – Active & Relaxing Weekend for Ages 5-75!
Over the last month I had the pleasure of trying out some classes at Core Power Yoga in California. The studios offer a number of classes with varying degrees of heat and humidity and rely on a formula and method of teaching. (BTW I won the month-long yoga trial at a local CrossFit 310 event). Basically, … Continue reading Core Power Yoga – Too Hot To Be Good? My Experience with a Month-Long Trial
My fired up review of a great new local dance studio
I am not that person interested in meditation and being zen and chilling out. I always appreciated yoga, but not for the meditative practice. Quite the opposite, I thought I thrived on excitement and constant movement and deadlines. However, as our family has grown and we strive to raise good healthy children and enjoy ourselves … Continue reading Meditation, Being Present, Living in the Moment, with Gratitude